Activity Downloads

COVID-19 STEM Grab & Go half or full page activities: please check the layout before printing.  These partner activities were first released on Thursday, March 26, 2020 through July 31, 2020.

  1. NM MESA Gravity Drop activity in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)
  2. Wild Friends Sensory Trail activity English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)
  3. Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program (BEMP) Bird Migration & Adaptation activity in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)
  4. ABCWUA Make a Cloud activity (English/Spanish)
  5. Nature Matters Academy Daily Nature activity in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)
  6. Talking Talons Youth Leadership (TTYL) Bird Basics 1: Feathers activity in English & in Spanish
  7. Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area Nature Stories: Creating Stories in our Backyards activity in English/Spanish
  8. NM MESA Surface Tension activity in English & in Spanish
  9. Bosque School Math Department activities in English/Spanish
  10. Desert Oasis Teaching Garden (DOTG) Backyard Pollinator activity in English
  11. UNM SOE Lava Lamp activity (pg. 1) and Make a Mask in English (pgs. 2-3) & Spanish (pgs. 4-5)
  12. CUIDAD Soil & Water Conservation District Don’t Trash Our Rio in English (pg. 1) & Spanish (pg. 2)
  13. DOTG Soil Composition Test in English (pgs. 1-2)
  14. UNM SOE Speed of Light in English/Spanish
  15. Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions (CWGE) Plant Bingo in English & in Spanish
  16. TTYL Bird Basics 2: Hawks vs. Falcons in English & in Spanish
  17. ABCWUA Leaky Faucet activity in English/Spanish
  18. River Source Backyard Steward activity in English & in Spanish
  19. TTYL Bird Basics 3: Beaks & Bills in English
  20. NM Museum of Natural History & Science Phases of the Moon in English (pgs. 1-2) & Spanish (pgs. 3-4)
  21. CWGE Evaporation Experiments (K-5) & The Water Cycle (6-12) in English
  22. ABCWUA How to Make Water Rise activity in English & Spanish
  23. BEMP Seed dispersal activity in English (pg.1) & Spanish (pg. 2)
  24. NM State Parks Pollinator activity in English & Spanish
  25. Wild Friends STEAM close-up observation activity in English & Spanish
  26. USDA Forest Service Trees are Amazing in English & Spanish
  27. Project GUTS Paper Catchers activity in English
  28. River Source Plant Identification activity in English & in Spanish
  29. UNM School of Engineering Make a Flexible LED activity in English & Spanish
  30. TTYL Dendrochronology activity in English
  31. ABCWUA Slurpee Science activity in English
  32. TTYL Cryptobiotic Soil in English
  33. NM State Parks Pinecone Bird Feeder activity in English & Spanish
  34. Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area Backyard Plants activity in English & Spanish
  35. Explora Catapults! activity in English & Spanish
  36. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation Plant-Insect Interaction activity in English & Spanish
  37. Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Earth History Timeline in English

* May 2020: Pre-school BONUS! Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) Mud Play in English/Spanish

** June 2020: Pre-school BONUS! Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) Loose Parts in English/Spanish Thank you to Environmental Education of New Mexico (EENM) for hosting a Covid-19 safe space where creativity is welcome, encouraged & supported!


Each lesson packet can be completed by MESA students at home with minimal use of materials and computer access. Do all five lessons for the week and send the completed packet (or answers/photo) to your MESA advisor or to MESA ( to earn more points toward your Loyalty Award!